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  • Hull wins York IV

    Hull wins York IV

    The York IV 2019 was won by the team Breaking On A Points Based System (Michael Crossely, Ryan Fisk) from the University of Hull. They won the final out of Closing Government against the Opening Government He taught me LO, …

    Vom 21. Jan 2019 um 11:39

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Hull wins York IV

Hull wins York IV

The York IV 2019 was won by the team Breaking On A Points Based System (Michael Crossely, Ryan Fisk) from the University of Hull. They won the final out of Closing Government against the Opening Government He taught me LO, …

21. Jan 2019

Oxford wins Birmingham IV

Oxford wins Birmingham IV

The team Oxford GP (Gigi Gil, Tommy Peto) was victorious at the Birmingham IV 2018. They won the final motion “TH prefers a world where co-parenting is primarily non-romantic (conducted by consenting partners who have no romantic or sexual relationship, …

21. Dec 2018

Munich/Oxford wins Riga IV 2018

Munich/Oxford wins Riga IV 2018

The 20th edition of the SSE Riga IV was won by the mixed-team Balkans: Dangerously Emotional (Melda Eren, Jure Hederih; Munich/Oxford). They won the final motion “THW prefer a world where wealth is seen as shameful” out of Closing Government …

19. Dec 2018

Harvard wins HWS IV

Harvard wins HWS IV

The HWS IV 2018 was won by Harvard DP (Tejal Patwardhan, Aditya Dhar) from Opening Government. They debated the final on the motion “This House believes that the state should curb assortative mating” against Yale CP (Ko Lyn Cheang, Lorenzo Pinasco) in Opening Opposition, Brandeis/Northeastern …

10. Nov 2018

Laurier/Unaffiliated Mixed-Team wins Hart House IV 2018

Laurier/Unaffiliated Mixed-Team wins Hart House IV 2018

The Hart House Inter-Varsity 2018 was won by Laurier/Unaffiliated SX (Ivy Xu and Brendt Schmidt) from Opening Opposition. They debated the final on the motion “This House opposes the propagation of Canadian exceptionalism” against Harvard CH (John Hunt, Sophia Caldera) in Opening Government, Yale AC (William Arnesen, …

10. Nov 2018

Harvard CH wins the Yale IV 2018

Harvard CH wins the Yale IV 2018

The Yale IV 2018 was won by Harvard CH (John Hunt and Sophia Caldera) from Opening Government. They debated the final on the motion “This House would legalize and train sex workers specifically to work with disabled people” against Brown GG (Jack Gramlich, Sandy Greenberg) in …

09. Nov 2018

Leiden wins Roosevelt Open

Leiden wins Roosevelt Open

The Roosevelt Open 2018 in Middleburg was won by Leiden TBA (David Metz and Joas Bakker) from Closing Opposition. They debated the final on the motion “Given the choice, THBT US Supreme  Court Justices should be elected by a vote amongst federal …

27. Oct 2018

Sydney, Hebrew Jerusalem and Keio are World Champions 2019

Sydney, Hebrew Jerusalem and Keio are World Champions 2019

The World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) 2019 in Cape Town, which took place 28.12.18-03.01.19, has ended with victories for teams from Sydney, Hebrew Jerusalem and Keio A. The holding of the Open final was accompanied by protests of the Black-African …

Vom 06. Jan 2019 um 19:24

Cape Town WUDC 2019: The Break

Cape Town WUDC 2019: The Break

After nine preliminary rounds, the first half of Cape Town World University Debating Championship 2019 has ended with the break to the elimination rounds. The outrounds will begin tomorrow, January 2nd, with the Open Partial Double Octofinal. If teams were on …

Vom 01. Jan 2019 um 18:41

WUDC 2019 Updates: Day 2 & 3

WUDC 2019 Updates: Day 2 & 3

What you need to know about the days 2 and 3 of the Cape Town WUDC 2019: In addition to another three rounds of fierce competition, Day 2 of WUDC culminated in Gender Minorities Inclusion Night and the Women’s Forum. …

Vom 01. Jan 2019 um 14:55

Cape Town WUDC 2019: Day 1 Updates

Cape Town WUDC 2019: Day 1 Updates

What you need to know about day 1 of the Cape Town World University Debating Championship 2019: Team codes passed after a revisit by the WUDC Council, and are displayed alongside the last names of team competitors. In addition, for …

Vom 30. Dec 2018 um 14:38

That was the Nordic Debate Academy 2018

That was the Nordic Debate Academy 2018

The Nordic Debate Academy was the first in a series of trainings co-ordinated by the Athens EUDC and Thailand WUDC. This training was hosted by the Danish Debate Association in conjunction with FINDA – Finnish Debating Association, Stockholm Debate Society, …

Vom 30. Nov 2018 um 13:57

Is there a better way to break than speaks? – An interview with Miriam Kohn & Chris Perkins

Is there a better way to break than speaks? - An interview with Miriam Kohn & Chris Perkins

In the Summer 2018 issue of International Debate, Miriam Kohn (LearningLeaders, Rochester ’17) and Chris Perkins (Rochester ’17) published an article titled “Fair Play: Proposals for Reform to the Break System in British Parliamentary Debate.” In said article, they discussed the …

Vom 14. Nov 2018 um 17:34 mit 3 Kommentaren

“I’ll keep debating” – an interview with Lucía Arce Cubas

"I'll keep debating" - an interview with Lucía Arce Cubas

Today’s feature presents: The first speaker to be top of the tab at an EUDC in both categories as an ESL participant since 2001, Lucía Arce Cubas! In the interview Lucía told us about her origins, debating career and being …

Vom 29. Aug 2018 um 12:39Comments Off on “I’ll keep debating” – an interview with Lucía Arce Cubas

Bringing EUDC to Central Asia – an interview with the conveners and CA-team of Astana 2020

Bringing EUDC to Central Asia - an interview with the conveners and CA-team of Astana 2020

Olzhas Abdukhamitov and Aigerim Shadeyeva are the conveners of the Astana EUDC, Olzhas volunteered at Novi Sad and Aigerim competed, making it to the ESL Quaters. Raffy Marshall and Monica Forman are the CAs of Astana EUDC. We sat down …

Vom 22. Aug 2018 um 10:32Comments Off on Bringing EUDC to Central Asia – an interview with the conveners and CA-team of Astana 2020

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